Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Conservation Committee to consider fees and fields

February 17, 2009 03:19:55 PM

I just got the agenda for tomorrow night’s Conservation Committee meeting and noticed a couple of interesting items. Proposed fees The first is a discussion of proposed fees for conservation filings and services. The committee does not currently impose fees except where required by the state. Conservation Administrator Beth Rosenblum explained the fees are intended […]

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The man behind the Buffalo Soldier exhibit

February 17, 2009 02:03:38 PM

“I was there when the Army was segregated, and I was there when the Army was integrated. The second was definitely better.” Southborough resident Pete DePina spent ten years in the Army in the 1950’s. Decades later he started a collection of Buffalo Soldiers memorabilia that now fills the Southborough Historical Museum, and then some. […]

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Preview of the school calendar for 2009-2010

February 17, 2009 12:25:27 PM

It’s going to be a bit of a late start for students when school opens next fall. At last week’s Southborough School Committee meeting, Superintendent Charles Gobron presented the proposed schedule for the 2009-2010 school year. Gobron explained that because Labor Day falls late this year (September 7), students won’t start school until September 2. […]

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What your neighbors had to say about mixed-use development

February 17, 2009 10:18:33 AM

(This is the second in a series of posts about last week’s open meeting on zoning review. A group of residents and committee members who assembled at the Town House were asked five questions related to zoning. I’ll cover one question each day this week. Up today is mixed-use development.) Picture this: You step off […]

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Schools give money back to town

February 17, 2009 07:18:29 AM

The town of Southborough can thank the schools for a $90,000 gift. The school district had money left over from capital projects, so they decided to hand it back to the town. The money was originally appropriated through votes at last year’s town meeting. At the Southborough School Committee meeting last week, Director of Business […]

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